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What feed at what stage?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by nicnac2112, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. nicnac2112

    nicnac2112 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi..I'm very new to this..I have got 4 EE's, 1 Barred Rock and 1 Bantam Cochin...they are ranging between 5 - 8 weeks of age...I started them off on chick feed but i have them on laying mash..some how I think I missed a step in the feeding game....they are forging in their chicken run daily as well.....what should I have them on and when should the laying mash be introduced?????....they seem to be growing just fine and getting bigger all the time...i just don't want to do anything to jeopardize their health....thanks
     
  2. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    Don't start layer until laying age...6 months.
     
  3. Chicks and Hens

    Chicks and Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With my chickens
    Feed them laying feed at 17 to 18 weeks right now use ALL FLOCK
     
  4. nicnac2112

    nicnac2112 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you both for your input....will be making a stop while I'm out and about today....
     
  5. upthecreek

    upthecreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never feed laying rations !!!1
    Stick with the good Start&Grow with oyster shells

    Shannon
     
  6. nicnac2112

    nicnac2112 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have gone and gotten the grower feed for my chicks...thanks to everyone for all your helpful advise [​IMG]
     

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